Claire Tomkins is focused on making IVF and egg freezing affordable for people across the US. She is passionate about women's health and fertility based on her personal journey. Before her current role, Claire was Director of Product Marketing at SolarCity (now Tesla) and has additional experience as part of the founding team of two global non-profits. Claire has been recognized as a National Science Foundation Fellow and a Kauffman Fellow. Her work combining advances in fintech, digital care, and fertility care has earned her the following recognition: Hustle 2X’s Woman of The Year Top-50 finalist, Inc Magazine’s list of Top 100 Female Founders, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen, and one of San Francisco Business Time’s 40 Under 40. Claire has three children, all born via IVF, and lives in San Francisco.
Researchers have long been recognizing the uniqueness of women’s health and the substantial effect on clinical practice, acknowledging the increasing appreciation of the importance of multidisciplinary approaches to health and disease. In every organ system, there are diseases that are unique to women, more common in women than in men, or characterized by differences in disease course in women compared with men. This session will include the effect of women’s health on the following topics: